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  • Latest Videos , News April 4, 2018

    The 1960s: A Time of Struggle and Hope

    In 1968, 1,300 sanitation workers went on strike in Memphis, Tennessee. Their signs had four simple, but powerful words: “I AM A MAN.” The strike was also the reason why Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Memphis, where he was assassinated. April 4, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination.

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  • iMail , News January 13, 2011

    MLK Observance Underway in Cincinnati

    This year’s AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance is taking place in Cincinnati, Ohio, a city with a rich civil rights history and the northern terminus of the fabled Underground Railroad.  “Cincinnati was the destination for thousands of African-Americans seeking freedom in the 1800s,” said IAM Executive Assistant Diane Babineaux, who led the

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